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GameThread: Miami Heat (5-1) @ Dallas Mavericks (4-2)

Bam returns while Miami faces another test on the road in a nationally televised game.

Charlotte Hornets v Miami Heat Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images

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The Miami Heat (5-1) wrap up their quick road trip with a visit to the Dallas Mavericks (4-2) tonight at the American Airlines Center.

Bam Adebayo returns to the starting lineup after a one-game absence while Max Strus (knee) and KZ Okpala (ankle) will be missing tonight’s action.



  • Victor Oladipo - out (knee; surgery rehab)
  • KZ Okpala - out (sprained right ankle)
  • Max Strus - out (left knee sprain)


  • Maxi Kleber - out (back)
  • Kristaps Porzingis - out (back)
  • Trey Burke - out (COVID protocols)


Tipoff: 7:30 p.m.

Radio: WAXY 790 / WAQI 710 / Sirius XM Channel 895 (Heat Radio Network simulcast)

Starting Lineups

Nuggets Position Heat
Nuggets Position Heat
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope PG Gabe Vincent
Bruce Brown SG Max Strus
Vlatko Cancar SF Jimmy Butler
Michael Porter Jr. PF Caleb Martin
Nikola Jovic C Bam Adebayo